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Hellenic Ornithological Society, photo: I.Foufopoulos
July 23, 2012
The Project’s mobile exhibition embarks for the islands of the North Aegean

As in previous years, during summer 2012 the mobile exhibition of the LIFE Seabird Project will embark on a journey to the islands of the North Aegean. The exhibition aims to provide public awareness on the Audouin’s Gull, the Mediterranean Shag and other seabird species as well as on threats faced, actions undertaken within the framework of the Project and the importance of the network of marine protected areas.

For a 12 days trip, the mobile exhibition will travel upon MOm’s vessel “Odysseia” together with the research teams of the Hellenic Ornithological Society and MOm, covering Sporades and the North Aegean, reaching port on all islands. During the trip HOS researchers will record seabirds at sea, using the ESAS methodology.

The exhibition comprises of 6 banners with information on the Audouin’s Gull, the Mediterranean Shag, the pelagic seabirds of the Aegean, the LIFE Project for seabirds, the importance of uninhabited islets and the Monk Seal. In addition to the exhibition, information material will be disseminated at each port.

The journey of the exhibition commences on the 21st of July in Alonnisos and from there it will move on to Skyros, Lesvos, Limnos, Thasos, Chalkidiki, SKiathos and Skopelos.

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The journey of the mobile exhibition:

(dates are subject to change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen events)

Date Destination

25 July

Alonissos

26 July

Skopelos

27 July

Skyros (central square)

28 July

Skyros (central square)

29 July

Skiathos

30 July

Chalkidiki – Porto Koufo

31 July

Thasos - Limenas

1 August

Lemnos - Myrina

2 August

Lemnos - Myrina

3 August

Lesvos - Molyvos

4 August

Lesvos - Eressos

5 August

Alonissos

Θαλασσοκόρακας & Αιγαιόγλαρος

Φωτογραφικό αρχείο

take part in the Greek seabird population census

LIFE Natura 2000

LIFE07 NAT/GR/000285
Concrete conservation actions for the Mediterranean Shag and Audouin's Gull in Greece, including the inventory of relevant marine IBAs

The project is implemented by the Hellenic Ornithological Society, in collaboration with the Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal (ΜΟm), the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), the Technological Institution (TEI) of Ionian Islands and the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA), with the financial support of the European Commission and the co-financing of the A.G. Leventis Foundation.
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